Uken Studios Inc.
Uken Studios artist at work

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018)

Here are some of the reasons why Uken Studios Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2018):

  • Employees working at Uken Studios enjoy a number of onsite amenities, including a nap room, an employee lounge (with video games, a pool table and foosball), subsidized access to a shared-use fitness facility (with yoga and kickboxing classes), and the services of onsite health practitioners such as massage therapists, physiotherapists and chiropractors
  • Uken Studios invests in ongoing employee development with tuition subsidies for job-related courses (to $1,000), subsidies for professional accreditation, and a variety of in-house and online training programs
  • Uken Studios offers industry-leading maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers and fathers (including adoptive parents), to 100% of salary for up to 17 weeks
Uken Studios employees working in their open concept office

Highlights

Industry Video Game Developer
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 77
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 28
Longest serving employee 8 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Uken Studios Inc. was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2017):

  • Employees working at Uken Studios enjoy a number of onsite amenities including a nap room, an employee lounge featuring video games, a pool table and foosball, subsidized access to a shared-use fitness facility which includes instructor-led classes such as yoga and kickboxing, and the services of onsite health practitioners such as massage therapists, physiotherapists and chiropractors
  • Uken Studios offers exceptional maternity and parental leave top-up payments for employees who are new mothers or adoptive parents, to 100% of salary for up to 17 weeks -- and provides the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Along with a year-end bonus program, Uken Studios cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase program, available to all employees
Uken Studios employee performs quality control testing on a flagship title

Highlights

Industry Video Game Developer
Established in Canada 2009
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 63
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Full-time employee growth in the past year 16.7 %
Average age of employees in Canada 27
Longest serving employee 7 years
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, paid internships
Performance recognition individual performance bonuses, on-the-spot rewards, peer-to-peer recognition awards, tailored and unique rewards (i.e. travel), long-service awards

The Career Directory

Uken Studios Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Uken Studios employees engaging in a meeting

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Video Game Developer
Major Canadian hiring locations Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 50 to 100
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,000 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Software Developer, Product Manager, Growth Marketer, Artist
Starting salary $60K to $65K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unlimited vacation allowance offers a no-limit vacation policy

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